Author Archives: Janelle Tucker

Manchester Passes Second Reading of ATV/UTV Ordinance

Manchester Passes Second Reading of ATV/UTV Ordinance

The City of Manchester is one step closer to allowing ATVs and UTVs on city streets. The second reading of the proposed ATV/UTV Ordinance was approved on a 4-1 vote at the City Council meeting Monday night. The ordinance would mimic the city’s snowmobile ordinance – the vehicles would not be allowed downtown or on Highway

Iowa Soybean Association Research Conference Set for February

  ANKENY, IOWA — The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) is challenging farmers to realize “There’s more to your field than yield” at the ISA Research Conference to be held Feb. 7-8 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.Farmers, landowners and agronomists will gain valuable information on agronomic and environmental practices to help make informed

Heart of America Dairy Expo Set for January

Two nationally known dairy experts headline the fifth annual Heart of America Dairy Expo, presented by Hiland Dairy Foods, January 19-21, 2017.   The Expo is hosted by the Missouri Dairy Association (MDA) and will be held at the Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri.   “Strategies and top producer tips, from feed

Bernard Community Wants School to Stay Open

BERNARD, Iowa (AP) – Residents of the tiny Dubuque County town of Bernard are asking officials to keep the community’s school open – despite declining enrollment and higher per-student costs. The Telegraph Herald reports about 50 people attended the Western Dubuque Community School Board’s meeting Monday night. The district say it costs about $14,000 per

Preussner Family Donates to City of Delhi

The City of Delhi has received a donation to help purchase new welcome signs. The monetary gift of ten-thousand dollars comes from the family of Don and Maxine Preussner. The Preussners were longtime Delhi residents who operated Preussner Truck Line until their retirement. Maxine passed away in September – 16 years after her husband, Don

RMC’s Annual Appeal Will Help Purchase New Ambulance

Regional Medical Center is asking you to consider making a contribution to the hospital by the end of the year. RMC’s Lisa Landers and Angie Taylor say this year’s annual appeal will help purchase a new ambulance. Regional Medical Center mailed appeal letters several weeks ago, so if you received yours, you can use the

Manchester Hosting “Tour of Lights” Tuesday Night

The City of Manchester will hold its annual “Tour of Lights” Tuesday night. Local senior citizens are invited to board buses at the Delaware County Senior Center so they can take a guided tour of the Christmas lights around town. Afterwards, the seniors will be treated to a free soup and chili supper. And the

Iowa Ag Secretary Interested in Lt. Gov. Position

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey says he’d be willing to serve as Kim Reynolds’ lieutenant governor once she takes over as governor. “I certainly am there to support her 100 percent and am willing to help in whatever way there needs to be, so I just am very excited about the opportunity,” Northey says. “I’m

Daniel D. DeLong – Arlington

Daniel Dallas DeLong, 75, of Arlington, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood, Iowa.  He was born on June 2, 1941, in Quasqueton, the son of DuWayne and Aileen (Smock) DeLong.  He was raised and educated in Arlington and graduated from Arlington High School in 1959.  After

Marilyn Berns – Elkader

Marilyn Berns, 91, of Elkader, died Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. Funeral Service:  11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader. Interment: East Side Cemetery, Elkader Visitation: 4:00 PM to 7:00PM on Monday, December 12, 2016, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and one hour